MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS
NOVEMBER 18, 2009
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
With President Kevin Smith presiding, the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists was called to order at 10:48 a.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, via a telephonic conference call originating in Indianapolis, Indiana.
In addition to Smith, the following were present: President-elect Hagit Limor; Past President Dave Aeikens; Secretary-treasurer Darcie Lunsford; Vice President Campus Chapter Affairs Neil Ralston; Director-at-Large Bill McCloskey; Region 12 Director Sonny Albarado; Executive Director Joe Skeel; Associate Executive Director Chris Vachon; Controller Jake Koenig; and accounting firm Greenwalt Sponsel representative Amanda Meko.
REVIEW OF AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Two documents were included as part of the audit report: a letter to the board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended July 31, 2009.
Amanda Meko reported that the auditors had no disagreements with management during the audit and that they received great cooperation from the staff and management. The auditors are prepared to issue a clean opinion on the financial statements.
Meko reviewed the Societys statements of financial position and the balance sheet.
The auditors stated there no material weaknesses were identified.
Upon a proper motion and second by Limor and Lunsford, respectively, the Executive Committee approved the audited financial statements.
The members of the Executive Committee declined the offer from Meko for an executive session.
Upon a proper motion and second by McCloskey and Lunsford, respectively, the Executive Committee agreed to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 a.m.